‘Satin Sheets’ Is One Of The Biggest Hits In Country Music History, So Whatever Happened To Jeanne Pruett?
There are big hits, the one’s that go Top 10 on the national charts.
Then there are huge hits, those that go to the top, #1.
Of course there are legendary classics, those songs that stay around and sound great year after year after year.
And then there are what are called ‘signature songs’, those great classics that are indelibly ingrained with one artist forever.
One of the great signature songs in the history of country music first hit back in 1973.
When country music fans hear the song ‘Satin Sheets’, there’s only one name that comes to mind.
That song in 1973 went straight to the top of the country charts and stayed there for multiple weeks. But did you know it was also a Top 30 crossover pop music hit as well? Yes, in 1973 you might well hear Three Dog Night, followed by Jeanne Pruett.
Let’s watch and listen as Jeanne sings one of the greatest hits of all time.
So whatever happened to the great Jeanne Pruett?
Well, first of all, Jeanne had several country hits, having begun her recording career in 1963. But great hits like ‘Love Me’ and ‘You Don’t Need To Move A Mountain’ were overshadowed by the tremendous success of ‘Satin Sheets’.
Jeanne continued to delight audiences around the country and the Grand Ole Opry for decades. Several years ago Jeanne essentially retired from live perfomances and at the age of 78 lives outside of Nashville.
But we can still enjoy the beautiful vocals from one of country music’s great classic stars, Jeanne Pruett.